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Las Iguanas - Lakeside

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Unit 8A Thurrock Lakeside Shopping Centre | The Boardwalk, West Thurrock, Grays Thurrock RM20 2ZN, England
+44 1708 680466
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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West Thurrock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food here is lovely and diverse with fun 241 cocktails and serving usual and unusual food. I always go for the chicken and crayfish curry or the blazing bird. Great place.

Thank georgie d
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated straight away but then had to call someone over after ten minutes of sitting there to order our drinks and food. We sat there for 30 minutes further with no drinks even after asking for them twice in that time. Our food came before our food. The food was good but quantity/quality vs price - expensive for... More 

Thank 27Styles27
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch after a shop round Lakeside one Saturday. Nice fajitas I must say and some great cocktails on happy hour which is on every day, nice touch! Watermelon margaritas very tasty. Only one thing that put me off a little is when we asked to move tables to be near the front where it was warmer the... More 

Thank Essex111983
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good hot chilli, good value for money. Cocktails on 2 for 1 always a plus. Waiter 'James' made it worth the visit

Thank Brad C
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Tasty .... but boys looked in a hurry always. I like spicy foods.... but chillies ..... at a row .... i hate ....

Thank Georgia M
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I cannot say enough great things about this place. I loved every bite of my meal. My drink was also amazing. I have been here at least 3 times and will definitely be coming back soon.

Thank Emmawright88
South Ockendon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

me and my partner had lunch here one afternoon and the waiter was really nice and helpful as the alarm went off he followed procedure and everything was okay and we went back inside and our food arrived shortly after

Thank amy b
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food and the service is OK though it can be a little rushed. The early evening deal is good value but otherwise not particularly cheap

Thank Rhys D
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for a bit of lunch while out shopping. Been here several times and have always enjoyed the food. Good range of dishes, food always very tasty and full of flavour. Great range of cocktails, great way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Sarahck76
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went in with my bf told them I could not have onions as they upset me , my dish came must have been double onions so had to wait for it then by time I get my bf had nearly finished So was not the greatest meal

Thank londondave

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Brazilian, Latin, Central American, Mexican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 8A Thurrock Lakeside Shopping Centre | The Boardwalk, West Thurrock, Grays Thurrock RM20 2ZN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Grays Thurrock  >  West Thurrock
  • Phone Number: +44 1708 680466
Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables made especially for the restaurant from sustainable woods in Brazil. Each restaurant is unique and the staff love bringing unusual things back from their travels, ranging from large lobster sculptures to giant drums. The philosophy of Las Iguanas is to serve delicious and authentic Latin American food and drink in an environment which evokes the very best of Latin life. With recipes dating back to the 16th century, the food successfully fuses native Latin American Indian, Spanish, Portuguese and African influences. Working hard to ensure that everything comes from the best possible source, Las Iguanas is proud of its fresh GM free food and top quality ingredients.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?